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Drive almost any road in the vast San Joaquin Valley and you’ll see irrigation pipes standing up several feet tall in the middle of fields and orchards, pipes that once were underground.

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Desperate men do desperate things, and in the closing chapter of his presidency, no one was more desperate than Donald Trump. He could see the end coming, and it scared him to death. To avoid it, no option was off the table.

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The Supreme Court seems to be on a roll these days — although their decisions have been very impactful and not exactly in the best interest of the public — or the environment.

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Those who purchased gas before July 1 got it just a bit cheaper than anyone else, as the gas excise tax in California increased by three cents a gallon, on the first of the month.

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The Supreme Court’s landmark decision, on Friday, to overturn Roe v. Wade, the nearly 50-year constitutional right for a woman to end a pregnancy, triggered aftershocks that have already started to change American life.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us many things,;not all of them have been positive, though. Take for example, the mask mandate. We quickly learned that many don’t like having to wear a mask in public, regardless of the benefits, and they sometimes act out because of it. 

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The Supreme Court’s official opinion regarding Roe v. Wade could come as early as today, but until then, tension continues to grow and the safety of the Supreme Court justices has become more of a concern.

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Most law-abiding citizens have insurance on their vehicles, homes and other personal property. Not only does it protect the property owner, but in the case of vehicle insurance, it can also help cover legal fees, an injured person’s medical expenses or lost income if the injuries sustained i…

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In an effort to help combat inflation, the US central bank was expected to increase its benchmark interest rate by three-quarters of a percentage point, on Wednesday.

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WASHINGTON — In March 2020, as the Supreme Court was hearing arguments in a case about a Louisiana abortion law, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY, spoke to a rally on the steps of the Supreme Court and bellowed: “I want to tell you, Gorsuch; I want to tell you, Kavanaugh: You have released the whi…

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When the Supreme Court vindicated the right of individuals to own firearms for self-defense, it might have opened a new era of calmer debate about regulation of guns. The National Rifle Association had always trumpeted the danger of complete bans and mass confiscation, and the 2008 decision …

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By now, it’s probably common knowledge that Paul Pelosi, Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi’s husband, was arrested, May 28, on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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Those who watch television on weekdays might have been surprised to see, instead of their regular programming, that the Democratic-led US House of Representatives Select Committee opened hearings into the Jan. 6 insurrection that occurred at the Capitol, last year.

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Don’t worry if you get confused reading accounts of the new Social Security Trustees Report. On one hand, you have some articles reporting that this document shows that Social Security will be insolvent, in less than 15 years.

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There’s little doubt that compared to the previous COVID-19 surges we’ve experienced, California’s rates of hospitalizations and deaths during the current and worrisome rise in infections remain lower and more stable compared to the past. This gives us hope that we’re in a safer place during…

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John Hinckley was at the center of one of the most infamous crimes of the 20th century — and, in the eyes of many, one of the most infamous court verdicts. In 1981, he shot President Ronald Reagan and three other people. In his trial, he was found not guilty — by reason of insanity.

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Those who have been enjoying the ability to walk around a store or other indoor places without having to wear a mask may soon find that option coming to an end.

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There’s no doubt about it, technology has made our lives much easier. However, that only applies when the various tech is functioning properly. When it’s not, we quickly learn that sometimes, the “old” ways of doing things are much more reliable.

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The United States Justice Department, on Tuesday, asked a federal appeals court to overturn a US District Court judge’s order that declared the government mask mandate on transit hubs, buses and planes, unlawful.